Mary Frances: Consultant, Coach and More
Mary Frances was ordained the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in 2000. She was pastor of three churches in the Chicagoland area before serving as Associate Program Director for New Congregations at the ELCA churchwide offices. She served in that position for seven years while, simultaneously, opening Divine Power Yoga, a yoga studio and ministry. Mary has worked extensively with new and renewing congregations and knows from personal experience what it takes to start something from scratch or to make changes needed to ensure success.
The author of Food is Divine: 40 Days the Paleo Way!, Mary is an avid cook and gardener. She believes that good food is the best medicine. She coaches patients in her husband’s chiropractic office into better choices for health and nutrition.
Mary is a 200 Hour E-RYT yoga teacher. She has trained with Baron Baptiste and Gabriel Halpern. She teaches private classes, yoga teacher trainings and weaves yoga into just about everything she does.